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Mammography and early breast cancer detection : how screening saves lives

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Kirtland Community College Library RG 493.5 .R33 H65 2016 30775305516453 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781476666105 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1476666105 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]

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"Written by one of the first physicians in the country to specialize in breast cancer risk assessment, genetic testing and high-risk interventions, this book focuses on the screening controversy and explains the arguments used on both sides. The author covers the history of screening, from the first mobile unit to the cutting edge imaging technology of today"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Last word vs. final word -- Early diagnosis may be the key but it's not a lock -- Biology can trump, but size matters -- Prostate is not breast, so give it a rest -- The four horsemen that inflate the power of mammography -- The four horsemen are throttled by clinical trials, but O'Canada -- The mammography Civil War (1993-1997) -- The numbers game -- The (over)selling of mammography -- The evidence for evidence-based medicine (or, how to raise the bar of bias: an editorial) -- Blame it on Canada (and something's rotten in Denmark, too) -- Overdiagnosis: Embraciing your inner malignancy -- Overdiagnosis part 2: A way out of the wet paper bag -- The task force opens fire -- The zombies among us -- Circumstantial evidence-based medicine -- The social tsunami of anti-screening -- The 2015 ACS Peace Accord-Science or societal pressure -- A journey to the pathology lab to view the by-products of screening -- Risk-based screening-It feels so right, buit wait... -- The greatest story never told -- The myth of mammography -- Do these genes make me look dense? -- The emperor of all modalities -- The bright side of the dark side of the force -- The crystal ball is fair to partly cloudy.
Subject: Breast Radiography
Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Breast Imaging
Breast Neoplasms radiography
Breast Neoplasms diagnosis
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